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Re: Charter clarification: common manifest

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 13:15:15 +0100
To: "Marcos Caceres" <w3c@marcosc.com>, "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v89azpmswxe0ny@widsith.eng.oslo.osa>
On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:51:14 +0100, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> On Jan 30, 2012, at 13:38 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> On Monday, 30 January 2012 at 21:26, Robin Berjon wrote:
>>> It's not something that has happened to date, but I'm hearing  
>>> indications that there could be interest in quickly aligning on a  
>>> manifest for web apps (that would I presume differ from the one used  
>>> in Widgets).
>>
>> Interesting… pointer to these indicators would be nice (or would be  
>> nice to hear from WG members).
>
> Tobie kicked up some dust here:
>
>     http://blog.tobie.me/post/14262541286/app-manifests-an-anthology
>
> I can't seem to track down pointers right when I need them, but this  
> spurred a fair amount of commentary, including from some people who work  
> for implementers agreeing that the current situation is stupid and needs  
> to be fixed.
>
>>> It would be a shame to close the door right as it looks like it might  
>>> happen.
>>
>> Agree. However, an alternative serialisation of the Widget's metadata  
>> can be specified in the Native Web Apps CG and then a WG home can be  
>> found.
>
> Sure, I'm happy for the work on this to take place in the NWA CG since  
> that seems like a fit home for it, but it needs a place to be properly  
> standardised. My hope is that this place can be the WebApps WG. Given  
> that the discussion would take place elsewhere, and that the result is  
> pretty much in charter, I would hope that this should be agreeable to  
> all.

I'll write it that way into the charter draft. I also hope that it is seen  
that way by the WG.

cheers

Chaals

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